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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSCHTEI VOL. XLIX—NO. 90 Biytheviiie Courier Blytheviile Daily New» Mississippi VaUey Leader Blythevllle Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, JULY 6, 1953 TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Similar Farm Price Support Law Seen Aiken Says GOP Will Adopt Legislation on Present Plan By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Aiken (R-Vt.) predicted today the Republicans will face the voters next year with a farm price support program about like that now on the statute books. The present price support Ir-w * expires next year. Aiken, chair- Scouts Prepared Aiken, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, said: "I don't think there will be too much change in existing legislation. There probably will be an effort to place permament price j supports on the books, but I think • Congress will want to keep its • finger on that situation." i Secretary of Agriculture Benson has said the present price support! system is inadequate and that a better one must be found, but he has 'not yet made specific recommendations. This is just one of the major issues which Congress will be called upon to wrestle with next year in' a session which Senate GOP Leader Taft of Ohio said in a week-end interview "promises to be . .. very busy." Adjournment Drive The drive ior adjournment by the end of this month may leave undone a number of things which President Eisenhower asked for this year. Among them are statehood for Hawaii, revision of the Taft-Hartley Labor Relations Act, and expansion of the society security system. Also tentatively programmed for 1954, election year for all members of the House and a third of They'll Move In on 3,000 Acres Soon By CAREER DAVIDSON JAMBOREE CITY, Calif. — Everything is relatively calm and peaceful today in this 3,000-acre campsite located on' an old Southern Cal- j ifornia rancho overlooking the Pacific. But next week 50.000 Boy Scouts from hamlets and cities across the nation will arrive in special trains, buses and autos and take over Jam- the senators, are a major rewrit- j ^ f? Ior thelr nati °™' »<*- ing of the tax laws and possibly of the Reciprocal Trade Act, Thirty thousand tents will bios- There may be some controversy som on inc dl '5' hills. Boys who have too over foreign aid. Taft said ! never se ™ an ocean will dive into over the week end he has told j tne nearby Pacific. Charcoal fires Mutual Security Director Harold n ' m dot tne landscape in the eve- E. Stassen to prepare a blueprint nin BS. to wind up the program. j For a week there will be fun, "Unless there is a big change in ' pageants, campcraft. songs. Holly- the world, this Congress is through I wood stars., hikes, rodeos and good with foreign aid," Taft said. "I j eats with no dishes to wash. The have advised Mr. Stassen that he j Scouts will eat from paper plai~.es. The wide-open spaces of Jamboree City were chosen by the Boy Scout.' of America for their third national jamboree. The site is just •a small section of the 100,000-acre HEADED FOR JAMBOItEE — These Biytheviiie row to begin their long trek to the national Boy Scout Boy Scouts will join an estimated 50.000 other Scouts Jamboree. They are (sitting) David Warren, (kneel- from over the nation when they get to California ing, from the left) Jimmy Johnston, Glenn Ladd and next week. The group will leave from Jonesboro tomor- Don Copeland. (Courier News Photo) Compromise Offered To an Adamant Rhee SEOUL (AP) — The U.S has offered South Korean President Syngman Hhee a face- saving two-point compromise to win his approval of K o r e a n truce, but Rhee so far has rejected it, an authoritative South Korean source said today. A spokesman for the U. S, Embassy denied such an offer had been made. The South Korean source, who Insisted on anonymity, said Rhee is standing pat on his demand LO renew the Korean fighting if a post- armistice political conference fails in 90 days to make headway of unifying Korea. The source, a person in authority, if. * * told Associated Press Corresponded Bill Shinn that" Rhee's demand is the stumbling block of the 11-day talks between Rhee and Assistan Secretary of State Walter S. Robertson, President Eisenhower's special truce envoy. The comprmise reportedly pro- Rainstorms Slow ing in Korea would do well to begin preparation of a liquidation program, because I believe that's the only basis on which the next session will be willing to giant even a sharply reduced fMnd.' 1 '• Farm Compromise Aiken said he hopes some compromise can be worked out at the present session to give Eisenhower limited authority to dispose of crop surpluses for famine relief. "I can see where, ii the Presi- Spanish-grant Irvine Ranch. It is a pleasant stretch of land that rolls down to the yachting and resort) town of Newport Beach, 40 miles' southwest of Los Angeles. Everything's Ready Since last September Scout offi- Russians Try Soft, Rough Approaches to Quell Riots BERLIN (AP) — East Europe's Soviet masters displayed both the iron hand and the velvet glove today in their attempts to quell riots, strikes andioutright rebellions by their discontented peoples. The soft approach was on in Romania, where Red leaders, fearful of anti - Communist revolts, ordered additional rations of bread, flour products, potatoes, vegetables sugar and distributed to the public. The mailed fist still showed in East Germany. East German Justice Minister Max Fechner announced that 50.000 persons have been arrested for rebelling against the regime. Disclosure of the stag- and. Hat denial last night from the Red Warsaw government. The Polish news aeency PAP broadcast a commun'niie that np^ emergency measures had" : dt : efl"i^Sen in Pol- yerlng total—first puolic admission Lo the extent of the repressive measures taken in the wake of the June 17 riots—come a: eminent admitted tht.', In un open letter to East, zone farmers, prime Minister Otto rrotewohl conceded that many are The West Berlin newspaper Telegraf said Saturday night martial law had been declared in the Silesian industrial area of .Poland report, never confirmed by Western Allied or german authorities, also declared that Poles had blown still dissatisfied with mere prom- U P ll soviet tanks - Reported Releasing Some East Germnn newspapers gave prominent display to dispatches ] terror, restoration of some private Grotewohl's regime and its Rus- dent had this, authority, he might cials have made the eShaustive preJ f^ in(masters WWe rcp ° rted rc ' To appease the au^ry public, from Hungary reporting the gov- | comfort. be able to change the course of history," Aiken said. "Fifty million bushels of wheat, put in the right place at the right time, might turn a country from cummunism to our side." Aiken agreed with Tuft that, some extensive changes will have to be made in what some critics described as a request for "blank check" authority to dispose of surpluses abroad. The Vermont senator said he thinks limitations on the amount in £ton Beach. Eleven boats wil' pa- , JV .iimijg gradually many of those parat.ons necessary for a concen- arrested as rebels . ' tration of DO.OCO energetic ;:iri,. i Reporls from the East zone to]d There will be three doctors in each j of new industrial strikes and Iresli o( the jamboree's 36 sections. There j unrest' among farmers. Refugees will be mobile dental units and first told west Berlin authorities that aid stations, as well as a helicopter' ambulance. All the boys will have physical exams before leaving home and after their arrival here. A mile of shoreline has been set aside for swimming at nearby Hunt- of surpluses involved and a time trol the coast, maintaining radio limit on the authority might satisfy j contact with a shore base, most, of the critics. j A rigid food inspection system ha Taft said the government now has about three billion, dollars worth of crop surpluses but he doesn't believe Congress will agree to let the President give any of them away except under strict limitations. In his message, Flisenhower asked authority to fix gift or sale terms for the use of surpluses to meet famine conditions, with the Treasury paying the costs, including those of delivery. Sen. Anderson (D-NM), a former secretary of agriculture, said he thought "somebody gave the President a bad piece of legislation to send to Congress." He sa:^ if it is enacted at all. the President ought to be required toto get congressional approval for each deal, with some leeway given him to complete tranacstions when Congress is not in session. been set up. All perishables will be kept in big ISO-cubic foot Navy re- irigerE-tors. The jamboree officially opens July 17. The first of more than 80 special trains will start arriving July Took Gcthings' Mother Dies AUGUSTA, Oa.. <AP)—Mrs. Virginia E. Gathings, mother of U. S. Rep. B. C. Gathings, died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. E. Daniel, here. Mrs. Gathings was 89. A native of Mayhew, Miss.. Mrs. Gathings had been living with her daughter for the past two years. Besides the Congressman, Mrs. Gathings Is survived by three other sons, J. C. of Brooklyn N. Y.; W. B, Baldwin, L. I., N. y., and W. B. of Baldwin, L. I., N. Y and C. H. of Little Rock. Funeral wil be held Tuesday at Aberdeen, Miss., 135 miles southeast of Memphis. Local Students On Honor Roll Two Biytheviiie Students Miss Sue Osbourn and Billy Bert Mayo, were amonfj 206 named to the second semester honor roll nt Arkansas State ColIORp, Jonesboro, following spring Rrade compilations, H was announced today. Walker Park: Popular Spot Northeast Arkansas District Fair Association Secretary R. E. Blaylock , often wondered just how many cars and people go to Blytheville's Walker Park on a sunny holiday. So, on Saturday, he placed a checker in the park to count automobiles. His total, from 8 a. m. until 6 p. m., 2,163. ernmental changes In which pudgy Maty as Rakosi was replaced as premier of the Budapest regime. Western sources generally viewed the shift as a Red move | to kill off incipient rebellion. The ' removal of Rakosi from the premiership is in line with the new Communist policy of eliminating ruthless one-man "hero" dictators. Rakcsi remains in the background as Communist party boss while the new government headed by veteran Communist Imre Nagy has offered appeasement to the restless Hungarians—less police enterprise, and more food - and e Is Killed, Few red over 4th , om ,, F .. s ^,. . Mississippi County came through the holiday weekend Despite the flood of reports tell- j unmarrecl by traffic fatalities though one violent death by the Eislebon coal mines, the Zeiss optieal works ;it Jena nnd n truek factory at Halle h.ive been affected by work stoppages. Despite the flood , .... , .. . _ „.. , ,, .. _ __„„.__ ing of disorders behind the iron | gunshot wounds and several wrecks causing extensive dam- Tentative date for the opening SEOUL (AP) — Allied plants stayed on the ground today and battlefront action was limited to brief patrol shirm- ishes as rainstorms lashed Korea from one end to the other. Up to 5!i inches of rain has* soaked this war-torn Peninsula since early Sunday from storms that swept in from the China Sea. The Fifth Air Force said the downpour would continue another 24 hours. i For the first time in more than a year, all Allied planes in Korea — even weather reconnaissance flights—were grounded. Along tlie curving 155-mile front, infantrymen struggled in ankle- deep mud to keep water-logged bunkers from caving in. A number of bunkers already were reported collapsed. Patrol Action Supply' traffic crept slowly toward the battle line over dirt roads turned into a quagmire. Allied troops who sloshed through tlie Hooded paddy fields of no man's land reported 40 patrol contacts from Sunday to early Monday. All were directed at U. N. positions west of Finger Ridge, below Kumsong, or on hotly contested Sniper Ridge in Central Korea. The probes were easily turned back, the Eighth Army said. American troops raided two Communist positions northwest of Boomerang Hill on the Western Front, for an hour and a half before dawn. South Koreans assaulted Red lines near Anchor Hill on the extreme eastern sector for a shorter time. Shortly before midnight Sunday, 12 Okinawa-based B-9S flew through solid overcast and bombed a Red troop and supply area at Chang- dony in Northwest Korea. Are Studied Curtain—in Czechoslovakia, Bui- ; ;l p- e \vei'G reported State Supreme Court Changes !fs Mind Now Rules Lawyers Don't Have to Join Bar Organization By LEON HATCH LITTLE ROCK (ffl — The Arkansas Supreme Court today reversed itself and said that lawyers would not be required to join a compulsory professional organization. The Court said It was giving weight to the fact that a sizeable majority of lawyers who responded to a recent poll do not favor a compulsory organization to replace the present voluntary Arkansas Bar Association. The Court acted last April 27 on a long pending petition and ordered that the Arkansas Bar be integrated—that is, that any lawyer practicing in the state be forced to loin and contribute to a professional association under Court supervision. At the.time. Chief Justice Griffin Smith, who dissented to the majority opinion, said the alternative to membership would be disbarment. ABA Asked For It Tlie majority opinion tiaid that nio.st lawyers who had voteci in a previous court-conducted poll favored migration. The Arkansas Bar vides for the U. S. to: 1. Agree to join South Korea in walking out of the conference if after 90 days it had made no progress toward peaceful unification of Korea. 2. After such a walkout, "discuss" on a diplomatic level rs sumption of the war, with the understanding that any action would have to be ratified by the U. s Senate. Shinn interviewed the authoritative source shortly after Robertson emerged from his ninth secret cession with Rhee, lasting one hour 40 minutes. ' Robertson declined to indicate whether he is making headway in persuading Rhee to accept a truce. He said only, "The atmosphere of all our talks has been friendly and cordial" and another meeting will be held. No time was set for the next session. Sees Demonstration En route to tne presidential mansion, Robertson ran into the first South Korean antitruce demonstration apparently beamed specifically at him. A line of marchers shouted "Drive north . . . Keep our sovereignty . . . Unification until death." Others carried placards reading "Continous friendship with America." The marchers left after Robertson's sedan entered the mansion compound. Rhee told Shinn Sunday he didn't know whether the deadlocked talks will succeed. "I am trying to clear up misunderstandings," he said. The U.S. reportedly has firmly opposed Rhee's demand for a guarantee to renew fighting if unifio- cation fails. In Washington, Sen. William P Knowland (R-Calif) praised President Eisenhower for s e n d i n g Robertson, but said it should have been done sooner. Knowland said during a television interview "I don't think this breach would have developed" if Rhee had been consulted more fully during both the Truman and Eisenhower administrations. The acting Senate majority leader called the Robertson-Rhee alfcs "the first real consultation" with South Korea on truce terms Meanwhile, another secret con- erence was held in Seoul by Gen Maxwell D. Taylor, U. S. coml •nunder of Allied ground forces n Korea, and his U. s. advisers o the South Korean Army Despite a U. s. Eighth Army announcement that the cession was n routine monthly affair, there was speculation they discussed military problems that truce is would arise if signed without Rhee's Association also had asked for the j suarantee that the 16 ROK divi- compulsory organization. i sions would observe the cease-fire. The action apparently caught the ! ,,, Po '' )i " ! ? "'"dlo. the voice of Red aria and Poland, as well as in :if the split-term for wing schools \ state's lawyers by surprise and 'i china . dropped its "hale I in Biytheviiie School District No. east Germany and Romania—: Hospital officials here reported , Plains. Mo., and four oilier child-' Five has been set for next.Mon- Western diplomats in Vienna ex- this morning: no persons Were j ren, which collided with n vehicle ' dny, July 13, W. B. Nicholson, suppressed belief that the Communists . treated for injuries from fireworks I driven by Oscar Galloway of erintcndcnt there were immediate moves to i lc '''" lhem <-' momentarily Sunday obtain cancellation of the Intcg— j ancl soun ded almost Eympatheti ration order. to u - S ' efforts to get th e stubborn im mensely significant, ihev are merely signs that the Kremlin's past policies in East Europe have . day been wrong and that the Kremlin : first degree, is changing them. ^ument with his wife, His wife, Mary Alice Smith i county roads, wus being held in Osceola jail to-1 An accident cars met an Intersection of two caused doubt as to thn advisability i of opening schools at this time, or early Saturday , ° f havin 6 " -™"imer term at, all The new Soviet leaders apparent- ; tlie m;m wus ly believe that if ihey treat the i porch during an argument witn charged with murder in the j morning near New Liberty Church ; tnis S" 3 "''. he 5 "" cd degree. ] on Highway 61 south involved a > Many Patrons of the rural el- j Deputy Sheriff Dave Young said j Walsh Freight Line truck driven c " K ' nlal '-V schools have expressed As a result, the Court ordered 11 new poll and the lawyers voted. 1,003 to 485 against integration. Associate Justice George : consider a Korean mutual defense h— ed a uld proposed U. S.-South jot military backing for Rhei pact proof Rose I S "' e '° cominue tne w: >r. e'fi de- on his front, by Gervis Smith and a car driven man-in-the-street with "more kind- j ness, they \vill RCL more production, one diplomat said, adriuur "Wc feel this is merely a new tactic without any ba.'-ic change of heart. Tin: goal of world revolution is still there—to be won by sugar instead of vmcsar." ' :; wife who had been out all night. A knife found by the body was j reportedly placed there by the woman after lie was shot, according to his niece, Sufonia Smith, II desire to forego the .summer term this year as a matter of ,„. , , , ... , protecting the health of the child- whii,. i t , * „ , vmfr! ren ' and hcallh authorities of both while intoxicated and leaving the : Mississippi County and the State in by Dewitt Jordon. Jordon , scene of an accident. Department of health concur At 6:30 a.m. Saturday a 1050 Hud- | this point of view, Mr. Nicholson who was at the home. " ' j s011 ' driv(! n by Robert Ooode of Chi- } said. The woman was arrested snort-1 ca80 faile d to negotiate the tuin at j Mr. Nicholson invited interested i ly after the incident by Howard i tne Bu rdette crossing on HiBhuay 61 ; parents to contact him and express Phelns. Joiner City Marshal, and ! south, knocked down a large sign; their views on the question. A I O f Amendment The Romanian switch lo sweet-. Ed Sadler, constable. 'and overturned in a cotton field, j fmal decision will be announced! ening followed recent reports of i Also investigating the shooting j Mr. Goode was given einei-Rency i ^ ll ter. riots and plundering^ of Commu- j was Deputy Sheriff J. T. (Buster) i treatment at Biytheviiie Hospital j nist collective farms near Huciiar- Wigley. No formal charges have °" H ™''""""' ancestor, Washington." bar ; Observers considered this either association is a labor union and an indication that the "First, it is said, that Reds might that therefore an integrated bar be willing lo sign a truce without would be a closed shop in violation ! a guarantee of Rhee'." suppon oJ est. The government announce- I been placed. Of course,'' Mr. Blayloci: ment said the increased rations ' Four wrecks in tne county re- pointed out, "some cars were (would be available next Saturday ' suited in serious injury to only counted more than once, but we j n Bucharest the nation's capital ' one .person, thought the figure was impressive at that." The man counted 23 picnics going on at one time during the day, Mr. Blaylock said. Hogan Shoots Solid 70 CARNOUSTIE, Scotland im—Ben Hogan of Fort Worth, Tex., shot a 70, one under unofficial par, in the first qualifying round for the British Open golf championship today »t Carnowstie's Burnslde links. Hogan, the U. S. Open champion, playing before a jammed gallery of some 6,000 people, shot a 32 on the first nine, and came in with a 38. Meanwhile Bobby Locke of South Africa, the defending champion, set a new course record at BurnMdc \villi a 33-32—65. The former record of 6(5 was made by Joe Klrkwood, Sr, of the United States, In the 1930's. and released. ' IJ C LJ !• | The car was a total loss. Trooper! W> ^« HOISCJCiy Tom Smalley reported. Goode could not be located after the wreck, but will be charecd with and the surrounding region. Else- I Four wrecks reported in the; reckless drlvlnc if found Trooper .;.u,,.._ 11 ._ -n . , ..... ^AHntv onH tn;n in TUvfhoiMtto 1-11. i -_ .. . b *"" «i J -~ r i where, they will be"receivod some : county and two in Biytheviiie time between July 16 and "I j sulted in serious injury to Food, prices in Romania, lixecP onc ' lerson ' after the nation's currency was devalued last year, reportedly have been going up steadily toward a new high. Poland Martial Law Denied Reports that spreading riots in only Two-week old James Trent McCormick was in serious condition in St. Bernard Hospital, Jonesboro, • lollowing a wreck seven miles i south of Leachville yesterday afternoon. The baby was riding in a car oc- Smalley said. And Another This accident indirectly was sponsible for another, at the same Toll: 400 By The .Associated Press Fourth of July week end, gar nishcd with pood weather brought fun to millions— but violent death to more than 400 persons. place, Trooper Smalley reported, j The nation's automobile drivers ^""" ~"' " 'apparently were careful enough to Poland had forced declaration of ciipied by his parents, Mr. and martial law there drew an unusual ; Mrs. J. T. McCormick, of West Cecil dine of St. Louis, passing the scene, slowed down Lo vUt'.v the wreck when a car filled with soldiers driven by Eddie Lee George ^ v ..^v,., of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. going j 6 p. m. Friday and midnight 'sun- SPK ACT'TnirMTC n,, P,™ » I dny 1()ca ] (jm( . But not fay much _ beat the National Safety Council's prediction that 290 persons would die in traffic accidents between Sec ACCIDENTS On Page 8 Pretty Blonde Averts a Suicide at Memphis MEMPHIS ( A P ) — A "lovesick" young man teetered on a bridge ledge hitf!) above the Mississippi River ytsterday until a pretty girl changed his m i n d jilxuil death. The glr!-2?-yrar-old Cleo Foster—Just happened on Ihe sane. Police were clustered nboul 30 (eel from the man. afraid he would Jump from the 4-mch-vJide leclfte If they moved closer. Miss Pister strolled to the man's side. She pntted his shoulder while he poured out his trouoles. The nervous tops fidgeted In the background. DurliiR Hint emlous, windswept Ijilk 110 feet nbovc Ihc muddy water. Miss Poster nodded sym- nUicllcully at the tale of disappointed love. After half an hour the man said: "TeU the police to BO nway." "Tell you what," said Miss Foster, "you ask the polire to so away. Don't be afraid. I'll jo with you." So the man inched alow; the narrow ledge. The blonde winked alongside Inside the briclKO mil, her hand still on his slinulrlci He was seized by two officers when he leaned across the railing to talk to U. Bill Price. Miss Poster said she knew the moment the man had changed hie mind. 'He threw his comb in the river," she said. "He threw his necktie In the river. He took out his fountain pen and started to throw it in the river, tlini looked at It and put II. back In his pocket. "Then I knew I'd won." The 25-ycnr-old man was held overnight In Jail without chaise. ! Constitution. 34 This "It to the state ; merely another attempt to''capital- wnony without ,ner,t"S C union:pr U ' S ^ K °™ n "'«are organized primarily for the purpose of bargaining with management in the matter of wages, hours of employment working: conditions, etc. A professional organization, such as a bar association, does not represent its members in these The later broadcast warned' Sec TRUCE On Page S Weather mutters and bargains with no one. It is obviously not a labor union." Poll Is Difference Smith said the second argument was tbat most members of the bar are opposed to integration and he said this was the one which had caused the Court to change its mind. He pointed cu» that in the earlier ! 1! ' r±" ±L°™ ™« »'? «;"^ ^^0 ARKANSAS— C 1 e a r to partly cloudy and continued hot and dry this afternoon, tonight and Tuesday. MISSOURI— Partly cloudy north. mostly cloudy south tonight and Tuesday with scattered showers and thunderstorms extreme south- cool- " majority of the bar in ordering Integration and that the same factor was decisive now in the order that there will be no integration. He said the Court acted "upon the assumption" that such complete changes of position were not ;fghtly decided upon." Chief Justice Smith and Associate Justices Ed McFaddin nntl Minor Mllwcc noted their conciinvncc. with the majority opinion they nmy lave reached the conclusion by different linos of reasoning or may vlr.h to expand on certain phases the ruling. 60 ex- and in the 60s elsewhere; high Tuesday 80s east, near 90 west. Minimum Saturday—72. Maximum Saturday—D6. Minimum Friday—73. Maximum Prldny— 93. Precip. Friday-.93. PrcClp. SiiturcJay—.Ofi. Maximum yesterdny—99. Minimum yo.strrdiiy rr.Cining—78. Sunrise tomorrow—4:53. Sunset today—7:16. Moun temperature (mldwiiy between I M p.m.)—,3D. I'rcdp. Jan. 1 to diHc—31,29. Tills Datr Last Year Minimum this morning—71. Maximum yesterday ~fl!>. rrfflp. Jmi. 1 to rtuio--'16.45.

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